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Letter to his father Col. Johannes Hardenbergh

Hardenbergh, Jacob Rutsen
1777-12-06

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Jacob Rutsen Hardenbergh (1736-1790) mentions an enslaved man in a letter to his father Col. Johannes Hardenbergh (1706-1786).

Jacob Rutsen Hardenbergh was one of the chief founders of Queen's College (later Rutgers) and served as the school's…

Portrait of Jacob Rutsen Hardenbergh (1736–1790)

Stevenson, Gordon

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Portrait of Jacob Rutsen Hardenbergh (1736-1790), one of the chief founders of Queen's College (now Rutgers University) and the school's first president. This digital image is a photograph of the original oil painting.